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Gear sets for that "Launch" 3.73

Discussion in 'General' started by HIROLLA, Jul 17, 2006.

  1. HIROLLA

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    Guys im looking at getting abit more "launch" so to speak

    What would make my v6 auto launch hard?

    http://www.difftechnics.com.au/gear_sets_bw.htm

    Ive been advised that 3.73 would be a good choice?

    Any tech heads out there please help


    Thanks Guys
     
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    It really depends man. The shorter the ratio the better the launch but less top speed. Bad for highway fuel economy as well.

    3.73 is the best all round ratio in my opinion and thats what I will be getting for my car.
     
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    Thanks for your reply mate

    Ill be going to Diff Technics 2moro and will ask them about the gear sets.

    Im also going for a Stage II Shift kit but dont know maybe if i should get the Stage III instead.

    Thanks
     
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    Stage 2 and 3 is the same, except Stage 3 is fully manualised :yeah:

    If your car isnt really a daily driver... 3.9's or 4.11's would be better for the 1/4 mile etc. :thumbsup:

    Good luck with it man, let us kno how it goes tomorrow.
     
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    Fully manualised hmmm (thinks long and hard lol) a manual without clutch... Would that put more stress on the gearbox than if it was a Stage 2 Auto?

    It is a daily driver so yea dont want anything too slow top end wise ;)

    Ill ask about the 3.73 and the 3.9s ($460)

    Thanks mate :)
     
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    I reckon it might just put stress on the selector. My mate always changed manually with his auto VL and he had several problems with not being able to put it into Park. Or the gear shift sliding up and down but not changing gears etc.... Worth asking about when you enquire into the shift kit... Something I never thought about hehe :bow:
     
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    Fiar enough yea i would think it would put extra stress on it but what do i know hehe will ask around aswell but ill prob just settle for a Stage 2.
     
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    i dont know if you still have the stock converter, but a hi-stall converter set to 200rpm before your max torque will help you take off.
     
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    Yea i still have the stock convertor. When it comes to convertors im lost i have no clue. What do i need exactly?
     
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    well, it helps if you have a dyno sheet to see where your torque peak is, the optimal point for the stallie is 200rpm before the peak.
    without a dyno sheet id say around a 2000-2200rpm hi-stall would be the go.
     
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    why dont u just get ur 3.7s out of a skyline instead of paying $460?
     

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